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Friday, January 12

Top Stories 
• President Trump acknowledged using “rough language” during a bipartisan meeting on immigration but denied his “sh*thole” remark.

• Ten mobsters, including the acting boss of the Bonanno crime family, were arrested on racketeering and other charges.

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Brooklyn News
• Two police officers rescued a man who fell onto the subway tracksfrom a Brooklyn-bound J platform.

• A painting by Jean-Michel Basquiat that sold for $110 million will be on display at the Brooklyn Museum later this month.

• A man robbed a Brownsville bodega after the store clerk refused to accept a $50 counterfeit bill.

Subway Status 
• Some northbound 2 trains are running express from 3 Av-149 St to E 180 St because of signal problems at Freeman St andE 180 St.

• Southbound 4 and 5 trains are running local from Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr to Franklin Av because of a sick passenger atAtlantic Av-Barclays Ctr.

• Southbound 6 trains are running express from 14 St-Union Sq to Brooklyn Bridge-City Hall because of an investigation at Astor Pl.

• Flushing-Main St bound 7 are running with delays because of FDNY activity at 74 St-Broadway.

• 34 St-Hudson Yard bound 7 trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 111 St.

• Southbound F trains and Broadway Junction bound M trains are running with delays because of signal problems at 14 St.

• Southbound F trains are running with delays because of signal problems between Bay Pkwy and Avenue U.

• Northbound E and F trains are running with delays because of signal problems at Steinway St on the express track.

• Southbound N and Q trains running with delays because of signal problems on the Manhattan Bridge.

Visit http://www.mta.info to keep track of subway service and delays.

Weekend Service Changes

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Saturday.

• Click here for planned subway service changes for Sunday.

Traffic 
• Delays on I-278 westbound between Exit 35 – I-495 Long Island Expwy and Exit 28A – Old Fulton St; Cadman Plaza West.

• Delays on I-495 eastbound between 48th St; Ramp and Exit 27 – Clearview Expwy I-295 / Throgs Neck Bridge.

• Disabled vehicle on Grand Central Pkwy westbound ramp from Exit 4 – I-278; West B-Q Expwy right lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 southbound between 69th Rd; Ramp and Exit 4 – Liberty Ave.

• Disabled tractor trailer on I-678 northbound just past Exit 5 – 101st Ave right lane blocked.

• Delays on I-678 northbound between Exit 1B-2 – North Conduit Ave; NY 27 and Exit 8 – Main St.

Visit https://www.511ny.org to keep track of traffic.

Sports
Friday
• The Knicks (19-22) are in Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves at 8 p.m.
• The Nets (15-26) travel to Atlanta to play the Hawks at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday
• The Rangers (22-15-5) host the Islanders (21-18-4) at MSG. Puck drops at 1 p.m.
• The Nets visit the Washington Wizards for a 7 p.m. matchup.
• St. John’s (10-7) takes on Villanova, the best team in the country, at MSG. Tip-off is at 8 p.m.
• LIU Brooklyn faces Wagner at home starting at 4:30 p.m.
• St. Francis Brooklyn hosts Sacred Heart at 4 p.m.

Sunday
• The Rangers head to Pittsburgh to face the Penguins at 7:30 p.m.
• The Knicks welcome the New Orleans Pelicans to New York. Tip-off is at 3:30 p.m.

What’s On TV Tonight

Blindspot (NBC, 8PM) – After some personal strife, the team must find a way to work together to track down missing nuclear warheads.

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC, 9PM) – Just as the team reunites, they become prey to an undefeated Kree warrior who is bent on killing them all.

Blue Bloods (CBS, 10PM) – After Anthony is shot while interviewing a witness for an upcoming murder trial, Erin enlists Anthony’s archenemy, Danny, to find out who was responsible.

Stream Picks of the Day

Netflix: National Treasure – A historian races to find the legendary Templar Treasure before a team of mercenaries.

Hulu: Homeland Season 5 – Now working at a private security firm in Berlin, Carrie is trying to start a new life, but discovers that she can’t escape her past.

Amazon Video: Phillip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams – A sci-fi anthology series with stand-alone episodes based on the works of Philip K. Dick.

Real Estate

• OPEN HOUSE – Sun Jan 14th 11am-1pm  146 N8th Street, Williamsburg  Ideal user/investor. All vacant on title. 3 family home w/ additional air rights. 1 block to Bedford L train. Asking $2.499M. Crifasi Real Estate 718-782-4411

• For Sale – 37 Apollo Street, Greenpoint – Newly renovated two family brick delivered vacant! 4 BRs, 3 bath total.1st flr has access to backyard & pool. Finished basement w/ sep entrance, laundry room. New lighting, electric & plumbing.  Asking $2,299,000. Capri Jet Realty  718-388-2188

Local Eats of the Day

• 983-Bushwick’s Living Room
Located at 983 Flushing Ave.

Enjoy their Club Sandwich madewith grilled chicken, lettuce, tomato, Applewood smoked bacon, garlic mayo, avocado and red onion on multigrain toast. Served with fries or small house salad for $14.

Click here to view their menu and place an order online.

Local Events 
• Williamsburg – 7 p.m. – 2018 FERUS Festival.  National Sawdust, 80 No 6th St.
• Park Slope – 9:30 p.m. – 90’s Hip-Hop R&B Sing-Along.  Union Hall, 702 Union St.

Saturday
• Greenpoint - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Greenpoint YMCA Open House. 99 Meserole St.
• Crown Heights – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Hunger Free America volunteers conduct community outreach on SNAP and NYSOH. 808 Nostrand Ave.
• Williamsburg – 11:15 a.m. – Screening of “Selma“.  (brunch menu available) Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.
 Ditmas Park - 2 to 4 p.m. – Block Printing on Tote Bags.  Sycamore Bar & Flowershop, 1118 Cortelyou Rd.
• Williamsburg – 7 p.m. – 2018 FERUS Festival.  National Sawdust, 80 No 6th St.
• Williamsburg – 9:15 p.m. – “Cruel Intentions” Drink-Along.  Videology, 308 Bedford Ave.

Sunday
• Williamsburg – 11:15 a.m. – Screening of “Selma“.  (brunch menu available) Nitehawk Cinema, 136 Metropolitan Ave.
• Williamsburg – 11:30 a.m. – Rock & Roll Playhouse: The Music of Bob Marley featuring David Langlois & The Brooklyners.  Brooklyn Bowl, 61 Wythe Ave.
• Williamsburg – 7 p.m. – 2018 FERUS Festival.  National Sawdust, 80 No 6th St.

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Written by BKTicker

January 12th, 2018 at 4:15 pm

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